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Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

L'Olimpiade (Excerpts)
Sinfonia and arias only
  • Work information

    Scoring summary: S, orch
    Text author: Metastasio, Pietro [Verified]
    Language: Italian
    Genre: Arias (voc.), Overtures, Operas
    Catalog of works: PayP 145a; PayP 145b
  • Source description

    Title on source: [title page, with golden letters:] SINFONIA, E ARIA | de L'Opera de l'Olimpiade | Poesia | del Signor | ABBATE METASTASIO | Musica | del Signor | GIO: BATTA PERGOLESE.
    • score: 117f.
      Manuscript copy: 1765-1775; 22 x 30 cm
  • Incipits

    1.1.1 vl 1, c Sinfonia. Allegro; DIncipit Nr. 1.1.1
    1.1.2 b, c ; DIncipit Nr. 1.1.2
    1.2.1 S [Megacle], c Aria.; GIncipit Nr. 1.2.1 – Superbo di me stesso
  • Further notes

    Scoring: S (2), vl 1, vl 2, vla, b, ob (2), cor (2), tr (2)
    Notes: Eine Signatur in Blei im vorderen Einband: "Nr. 1543" und im hinteren Einband, ebenfalls in Blei "Mus.pract. Ms. 9".
    Note on performance: Performance date: 1735 Roma [Erstaufführung] [Erstaufführung]
    Dramatic roles named, standardized: Megacle
  • Provenance

    Provenance note: Königliche Bibliothek Berlin, Berlin
    Former owner: Königliche Bibliothek zu Berlin
    Shelfmark (olim): Nr. 1543; 9
Library (siglum) shelfmark: D-B 17180/1
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